Stephen WHITE / Nancy GOINS


Husband: Stephen WHITE (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: ABT 1804 in: VA Married: in: Died: 2 AUG 1869 in: Cleveland County, NC Buried: Clover Hill Methodist Church, Cleveland County, NC Father: Nathaniel WHITE Mother: Mary ?
Wife: Nancy GOINS (Ancestor Chart, Descendant Chart)
Born: ABT 1808 in: Died: 20 NOV 1889 in: Cleveland County, NC Buried: Clover Hill Methodist Church, Cleveland County, NC Father: Robert GOINS Mother: Margaret 'Peggy' NEWTON
Children:
1 Name: Andrew Stephen WHITE M Born: 18 DEC 1842 in: Cleveland County, NC Died: 1 APR 1933 in: Cleveland County, NC Married: 28 SEP 1873 in: Cleveland County, NC Spouse: Lydia Ann WILLIS

Stephen White and Nancy Goins


Will of Stephen White

The following is the text of the will of Stephen White of Cleveland County, North Carolina dated July 17th, 1869. This text was transcribed from a photocopy of the original will obtained from the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh, North Carolina on August 11th, 2006. The original will is filed in the state archives under call number C.R.026.801.11:

State of North Carolina, Cleveland County
I Stephen White do make this my last will
and testiment being in my right mind and
knowing the uncertinty of life there fore I appoint
my Son Andrew S. White my executor to settle
up all my business.
1st I bequeath to my own body to be lade a
way desently
2nd I bequeath that all my berriel apparel be
paid out of my money and funeral expenceces
3rd I bequeath to my Son Andrew S. White and Alfred
N. White my youngest son I want them to have
all my land it is lying in two track but joining
together I want it Equally devided between them
boath and while they is timber on the land I want
them boath to have lumber
4th I bequeath to my son Andrew S White one Sorrel horse
five years old
5th I bequeath to my Son Alfred N. White one bay
hores Two years old
6th I bequeat that I want them my wife Nancy White
and my children at home to keep my Sorrel mare
till she raises a colt and longer if they want to
7th I bequeath to my daugher Elizabeth White one
cow called Cherry
8th I bequeath all the ballence of my cows hogs and
sheep hous and kitchin furniture to go to my
wife and children at home to live on
9th I bequeath to my son Andrew S. White and Alfred N White
my waggon Black Smith tools & farming tools to have
Equally
10th I bequeath to my wife and children at home
all the money I have on hand and is owing to me
after all my just debts is paid for them to live
on this property for the family use at home
there fore I do here by these presence make this my
last will and testiment and appoint my son
Andrew S. White my Executor to Settle up my
affares here unto I affixed my seal and set my
hand this 17th day of July 1869.
                                his
A. N. Goin             Stephen   X   White   Seal
                                mark
James A Wilson



    Executor Andrew S White sworn
               Feby 2nd 1870


Will of Nancy White

The following is the text of the will of Nancy White of Cleveland County, North Carolina dated August 29th, 1888. This text was transcribed from a photocopy of the original will obtained from the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh, North Carolina on August 11th, 2006. The original will is filed in the state archives under call number C.R.026.801.11:

State of North Carolina
Cleveland County

I Nancy White of the county and state afore said
Deem it my duty to arange my affares to my own [? noto___]
and being in my wright mind and cences and knowing
that I am born to die I make this my last will and testi
ment in the name of God Amen
1st I bequeath to my own body to be layed a way disenly
and all my funeral expences and burial affairs paid fore
out of my personal property
2nd I want all my jus debts paid out of my personal property
3rd I bequeath to my beloved son William N. White one
hundred dollars in money
4th I bequeath my beloved son Andrew S. White one hundred
dollars in money and my mule if it alive when I am gone also my syth
and cradel and spaid
5th I bequeath to my beloved son Alfred N White one hundred
dollars in money
6th I bequeath to my beloved daughter Frances Horton
Elminer Newton and Elizabeth Elmore and Mahulda Newton
all my intire house tract of land and the Ellexander Wilson
tract of land to be equal divided among my four daughters
names above
7th I bequeath to my beloved daughters Frances Horton and
Elminer Newton Elizabeth Elmore and Mahulda Newton
all thy rest of my intire state of personal property that
is not above named to A S White ??? and my intire
state of every kind all my house and kitchen furniture
and the ballence of my money
that I may have on hand or by Notes to be equally divided
among the aboved named daughters to them and their
heirs
8th I make this my last will and testiment and I appoint
my beloved Son Andrew S. White my executor to
see that this land and property is equally
and all the persal property is devise to each heir as
named in this will and to settle up all my state and
make sale if nessary if not divided other wise there
fore in the name of God this the 29th day of August 1888
           Signed sealed
                                        her
A. N. Goin                       Nancy   X   White     Seal
D. F. Cook                              mark

Other Notes

I haven't attempted to do detailed research on the family of Stephen and Nancy White, but here are some informal notes I have collected. Please contact me if you are interested in exchanging information.

Sources:

  1. Downs, Posey E. The Captain Benjamin Newton - William Downs and Other Lineage History. Salemburg, NC: Privately Printed. 1954. 374 pages. [ pp.135-148: Contains an extensive listing of the descendants of Stephen White and Nancy Goins. ]
  2. [Will of Stephen White (1869)]. Cleveland County loose wills, file C.R.026.801.11, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh. (Scanned copy of original will made 11 Aug 2006 (2.2 Mbytes)).
  3. [Will of Nancy White (1888)]. Cleveland County loose wills, file C.R.026.801.11, North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh. (Scanned copy of original will made 11 Aug 2006 (2.5 Mbytes)).


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